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October 29, 2002

Russia
There is a Way Out of Russia’s Chechen Nightmare, Says Council’s Fellow Rajan Menon

The Moscow theater siege was a portent of more terrorism to come, warns Rajan Menon, a Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow specializing in Russia. He argues that the shocking attack shows that…

August 14, 2008

Security Alliances
Solving the Crisis in the Caucasus

As global leaders scramble to find a solution to the Russia-Georgia conflict, five experts weigh in with possible solutions.  

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The Future of Europe

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) held a two-day symposium on March 21 and March 22, 2016, which featured five panels discussing the future of the European Union. The symposium, held at CFR’s of…

March 19, 2015

Wars and Conflict
Girls take the final examination of their primary school in Sanaa, Yemen, June 2013 (Courtesy Khaled Abdullah/Reuters). Removing the Silos Around Girls’ Education, National Security, and Child Marriage

In the lead up to the announcement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in September, I had the opportunity to host a conversation with Julia Gillard, chair of the Global Partnership for Education…

October 1, 2014

India
A Delhi Metro Rail Corporation worker works amidst thick fog at a construction site in New Delhi. Governance in India: Infrastructure

After decades of underinvestment and mismanagement, India’s infrastructure is posing a significant threat to its economic growth.

June 24, 2016

China
Wukan-protest Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of June 24, 2016

Rachel Brown, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Smoldering discontent rekindles protests in Wukan, China. Nearly five years ago, popular protests eru…

June 3, 2016

Global
Play RTX28FT7_EC.jpg The Finance Industry and Its Impact on the U.S. Economy after the Great Recession

Experts discuss the growth of finance in the U.S. economy since the Great Recession and its impact on business production and income inequality, and whether government regulations introduced after 20…

March 22, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
Play RTX27KQD_EC.jpg The Troubles of Europe

Experts address the challenges facing the EU today, including an aging population, an influx of refugees, and slow economic growth. Is Europe in the midst of a crisis of democratic governance? Will p…

March 22, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
Play RTX2388W_EC.jpg More Europe, Less Europe, or a Different Europe

Experts assess the prospects for deepening European integration, the potential for a possible Brexit, and the possibility of revamping EU institutions.